Walker fundraises off 'gotcha' questions

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is fundraising off what he describes as "gotcha" questions from the media.

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Walker's campaign sent an email requesting donations Sunday night. The email from Friends of Scott Walker, which runs his reelection campaign, said the governor "refuses to be distracted by the small, petty, and pale ideas that the 'gotcha' headline writers for the Liberal Media want to talk about."

The Wisconsin governor has drawn scrutiny for refusing to say whether he agrees with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani's comments questioning whether President Obama loves America. Giuliani's remarks came at an event attended by Walker.

Over the weekend, Walker drew further scrutiny when he refused to say whether he thought Obama was a Christian. He also decided to punt on questions about evolution during a recent trip to London.

Walker is considering a run for the White House in 2016. 

Some are questioning whether Walker's moves have been beneficial — but his campaign is looking to frame it as a moral stand.

"He refuses to be drawn into the sideshow of answering pointless questions about whether and how much President Obama loves our country. To Governor Walker, what matters are ideas, issues, his record, and results," the email from Friends of Scott Walker continued. "Now is the time to stand up against the publicity hounds and the journalistic pack, and help Governor Walker fight back. Your support will show the clueless and mindless journalistic herd that you know what matters most and that it is not the pointless minutiae that they are pushing."